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Can Adults Get Head Lice?

When you think about head lice, chances are that you probably picture a child being sent home by the school nurse. It is quite common for children to get head lice from time to time. However, many people do not think about getting head lice as an adult. Do adults even get head lice? What […]

How Long After Treatment is Head Lice Spreadable?

No one enjoys having lice. One question many people have is how long head lice can be spread after treatment. How is Head Lice Spread? Before digging into how long lice can be spread after treatment, it is important to know how lice can be spread. For head lice to be spread from one person […]

Why Do Head Lice Make You Itch?

People are infested with lice, which are tiny insects that live on their scalps. They are brown or black, and their eggs are white. Lice feed on human blood, laying eggs on the hair shafts near the scalp. When the lice hatch, they crawl down to the scalp and start to feed. It is what […]

How To Protect Your Family From Head Lice

Lice are tiny insects that live on human scalps and feed on human blood. They are a common problem in children and can be spread easily from one person to another. Lice are small insects that live on the scalps of humans. They are a nuisance and can be hard to get rid of. If […]

Why Shaving Your Head Won’t Get Rid of Head Lice

Why Shaving Your Head Won’t Get Rid of Head Lice Lice are tiny insects that live on the scalp and lay eggs. They are a nuisance, but they are not dangerous. Many people believe that shaving their head will get rid of lice, but this is not true. Lice can survive without a host for […]

Talking To Other Parents About Head Lice

Head lice is always an uncomfortable topic to discuss, especially amongst adults. When it comes to neighborhood gatherings, PTA meetings, or lunch with the girls, the last thing anyone wants is to bring up uncomfortable topics. Head lice is one of those topics though that seems to wedge its way into conversation at the most […]

Can Head Lice Make You Sick?

Can Head Lice Make You Sick?   Head lice are concern enough without having to worry about getting sick. Many have heard horror stories of those with head lice contracting infections and falling ill. The truth is head lice do not carry disease. Head lice cannot make you sick, but there is another way you […]

Cleaning Up Your Childs Bedroom After Head Lice

When you find out someone if your household has head lice it can be an overwhelming experience. Not only do you have to figure out how to treat the infestation but clean up after it. Knowing your children have had head lice can cause a whole new variety of concerns when it comes to cleaning […]

Does Peppermint Oil Kill or Prevent Lice?

In most homes where lice have dominated, people want to know what can kill or prevent the lice from infesting their area. Unfortunately, killing lice can be challenging despite employing chemical and mechanical technologies. However, Peppermint oil can be a great deal in preventing a lice infestation. Can Peppermint Oil Prevent Lice? Peppermint oil is […]

Do Hair Straighteners Kill Lice?

Do Hair Straighteners Kill Lice?   There are lots of ideas on the internet on how to get rid of head lice at home. From mayonnaise hair masks to kerosene shampoo most of them don’t live up to the hype. We know that heat can be used to treat head lice but can you use […]